Episode 82 – Erik Uriarte

This episode features rabbinical student and addiction counselor, Erik Uriarte. Michael and Erik discussed Judaism, shabbat, Challah, spices, Purim, Yiddish vs. Hebrew, The Torah vs. The Talmud, translation vs. interpretation, variations in Jewish culture, family history, Julius Bamberger, World War II, anti-semitism, greed, good vs. evil, grey areas, sin, Judaism vs. Christianity, The Council of Nicea, Jewish popular culture, Jewish comedy, commitment, cooking, kosher cooking, Ethiopian food, video games, LARPing, TV, podcasts, and comics.

This episode is sponsored by WhedonCon 2017. Get your single day or full weekend tickets at http://whedoncon.com.

LINKS
Julius Bamberger on de.Wikipedia.org (you will need to translate the page)

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Episode 77 – Jen Saunderson

This episode features comedian, Jen Saunderson. Michael and Jen talked about standup, Seattle, The Comedy Underground, roller derby, comedy clubs, strip clubs, burlesque, higher education, comedy podcasts, Laurie Kilmartin, baking, holiday parties, breads of the world, French onion soup, holiday cookies, childhood comedy influences, Garfield comics, The Rabbit of Seville, Muppet Babies, college comedy shows, grandma’s sex toys, wedding rings, Elijah Wood, Andy Dick, impressions, Justin Rupple, First Impressions with Dana Carvey, The Filling is Mutual, aphrodisiac cupcakes, oysters, seafood, the first date with her husband, soundtracks, The Twilight Zone, height disparity, Gilmore Girls, sex on TV, Victoria, The Walking Dead, and Black Mirror.

LINKS
Jensaunderson.com
Jen Saunderson on Twitter
Bam Margera Roller Derby Right Guard Commercial
Rabbit of Seville (1950)
The Filling is Mutual on IFC

Sponsor: Whedoncon 2017

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Episode 47 – Heidi Calvert

Michael and Kitty chatted with photographer, and art show curator, Heidi Calvert about creative careers, building a business, art shows, The Hive Gallery, podcasting, boudoir and glamor photography, Tess Holliday, photo touching, Creative Live, Kitty’s first art show, Lost Angels, Steve Diet Goedde, body image, beauty standards, the art and fantasy of fashion, the spectrum of attraction, body dysmorphia, personal fitness, and healthy recipes.

LINKS
Heidi Calvert’s official site
Heidi Calvert on Facebook
The Hive Gallery
Lost Angels
Steve Diet Goedde official site
Pumpkin Banana ice cream
Michael’s Photography website

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Episode 44 – Victoria Lane

This week, Michael and Kitty chat with model, artist, and producer of LA immersive dark speakeasy club experience, Lost Angels, Victoria Lane about LARPing, LA goth clubs, “Uber” goths, immersive environment experiences, Lost Angels, Gothing in summer, personal autonomy, hipsters, long hair, feminism in media, Political Correctness vs. treating people with respect, brogrammers, teaching autonomy, boners, body image and dysmorphia, personal fitness, and oligarchy.

LINKS
Lost Angels on Facebook
The Hive Gallery
Heidi Calvert
William McMichael fitness
Kellie Saba fitness

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Episode 42 – Life, The Universe, and Everything

This week, Michael and Kitty chat about fitness, depression, vegan dining, cars, physical media, hummingbirds, psychoactive drugs, club flirtations, weather, food struggles, porn, sex, avoiding shaming, the spectrum of attraction, equality and social justice, standup comedy open mics, Amy Schumer, cultural stereotypes, Jurassic World, Slave Leia, positive press for plus-sized women, Tess Holliday, unwelcome attention, ice cream, Tee Fury Post Punk Heroes, and Jane the Virgin.

LINKS
Liquid Zoo Open Mics
Tee Fury Post Punk Heroes
Kitty Brown on Instagram

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Episode 41 – Mansplaining

This week, we chatted about Fourth of July weekend barbecues, nonconformity, the goth lifestyle, social anxiety, Orange is the New Black, the American prison system, Marriage Equality, Inside Out, ballet, drinking, Terminator Genisys, Dope, fun franchise movies of 2015, Benedict Cumberbatch, dumping cable, streaming services, Hannibal, entertainment technology, Twin Peaks, actress nude scene consent, bein’ nekkid, parenting, Amy Schumer, comedy and satire, women of color stereotypes, America Ferrera, latin media, Jane the Virgin, and being stared at by John Cleese.

T. Rex figure created by Brian Davis.

LINKS
Lipstick and Rayguns

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Episode 38 – Two Ts In A Pod

This week, our guests are podcasters Travis Tucker, and the Podmaster General, Travis Olgin. Kitty and Michael talked with the Two Ts about Sundays, podcasting, dayjobs, 90s technology, computers, branding, beer koozies, Mad Max, Wasteland Weekend, camping, action movies, series, and cartoons, The Hunger Games, racial misrepresentation, TV, Caitlyn Jenner, celebrity transitions, The Wachowkis, Amy Schumer, living with your parents, marrying up, smoker discrimination, alt breakfast, cereal milk, lactation, birth control, and good sex.

LINKS
Two Ts In A Pod
Wasteland Weekend
GWARcast
Lipstick and Rayguns

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